Limitless Synopsis
An experimental drug gives a writer (Bradley Cooper) extraordinary mental abilities.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Limitless rocks.
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
In Limitless, a potently fanciful and fun thriller about a drug that turns you into a genius, Cooper proves a cock-of-the-walk movie star.
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
It's a wet dream for anyone who's ever dreamed of getting an edge on the information highway. The worst side effect is that you won't...
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Briskly paced, suspenseful thriller.
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63

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Basically an addiction thriller in which the thirst is for the acquisition and execution of knowledge. So you need an actor who seems...
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60

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
The movie looks great, never lags, and keeps us intrigued throughout. It's not until the high wears off that we realize we've just been...
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55

Movieline

By Stephanie Zacharek
How, I'm wondering more and more often, do studios put movies like this one in front of audiences and assume they'll just buy it? The...
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55

NPR

By Mark Jenkins
Directed by Neil Burger, whose "The Illusionist" also pulled an upbeat coda out of a hat, Limitless is entertaining for much of its running...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Amy Biancolli
The story gets away from itself as it barrels forward. The tiny bit of sense it makes at the beginning is quickly sacrificed in a...
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Limitless should be so much smarter than it is.
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Interesting concepts

By WilmaEast
The movie has some highly interesting ideas, and the movie itself was very entertaining to watch. If you havent seen you can watch at [BLOCKED WEBSITE] .**...

Limited

By Top10Review
Callow, superficial and narcissistic rendering of the question mind expansion drug users have focused on for years: Can they make a drug that can expand the mind without the side effect of death? The...

Interesting concepts

By ChadAshford
The movie has some highly interesting ideas, and the movie itself was very entertaining to watch. If you havent seen you can watch at [BLOCKED WEBSITE] .com...

Five Word Review

By MattUSC
Movie of the year !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...

Must See Movie

By chadegra
This movie is really good and will have you engaged during the entire movie. Bradley Cooper does a great job with his role. Definitely check this movie out....

Limitless review

By vauxhall
Just okay, Bradley Cooper not a lead actor. better as a supporting actor...

ok

By Dragon_Girl
this movie shows u how one drug can make u smarter and just like all drugs, its very addicting. how do u stop once you are addicted to something. i don't know if i would do what bradley cooper did in...

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Don't see it twice

By Backstroker1
I thought this movie was really good! But it was more of a one time thing, it's not as good the second time because most of the good part of the movie is the what's going to happen next feeling...

Limitless

By 1escape
Captivating! For young adult or adult audience. Keeps movie goers on edge! Intriguing drama and great acting!...

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Rated PG-13 | For Thematic material involving a drug, violence including disturbing images, sexuality and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 15+ Story centered on drug abuse sends very iffy messages.
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